Church News

June 7, 2013

The Bishops Will Not Abandon their Lay Flock

“In the morning David wrote a letter to Jo?ab, and sent it by the hand of Uriah. In the letter he wrote, ‘Set Uri?ah in the […]
July 5, 2013

Top 15 Quotes From the Pope’s New Enyclical “Lumen Fidei”

So here are my top 15 favorite quotes! I hope reading this encourages you to read the entire encyclical, either online or as a downloadable PDF. […]
July 9, 2013

Catholic Health Association’s 3 Errors Supporting the Abortion-Pill Mandate

To no great surprise, the Catholic Health Association (a trade organization for Catholic hospitals) has come out in support of the Obama administration’s final rule coercing […]
July 12, 2013

Fast and Furious Francis

There’s a new sheriff in the Vatican City State. With the swiftness and surety rarely seen in the Eternal City, Pope Francis sent a loud and […]
July 26, 2013

Conservative Catholics, Does Pope Francis Make You Grumpy?

In a recent interview with John Allen (which is worth reading in full), Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia remarked that those on the “right wing” of […]
July 30, 2013

Swim Against the Current!

CatholicNewsService has a great new video wrap-up from World Youth Day 2013. As Bishop James Conley (Lincoln, NE) says, “It seems as if God gives us […]
July 30, 2013

Pope Francis’s Three Parting Words from World Youth Day

“Go and make disciples of all nations.”  From these words of Jesus, Pope Francis, in his Sunday homily, drew three parting ideas to give to World […]
July 31, 2013

WYD 2016: A Pilgrim’s Primer to the City of John Paul II (Part Two)

Kraków is thick with the spirit and memory of the soon-to-be-canonized John Paul II. It is a place full of what Pope Francis called, in Lumen […]
September 9, 2013

I Work At Our Lady’s College

I work at Our Lady’s college — you know, that college with a long history in the Midwest, a winning football tradition, a memorable fight song, […]